What I’ve Planned – Week 15

I’ve got an ambitious plan to make up for lost time with my menu this week, including trying to use veggies that have been languishing in the crisper for several weeks now. (Looking at you, cabbage!)

Some old favorites:

And some new ideas:

  • Plum cake (I’ll probably freeze this for later)

I’m also going to see if the cayennes ripen to red on the counter, then dehydrate and crush them to make homemade red pepper flakes!

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What I Got – Week 15 2019

Clockwise from left: Bicolor Sweet Corn, Heirloom Cantaloupe, Green Cayenne Peppers, Plums, Green Beans, Canary Melon, Italian Eggplant, Mixed Heirloom Tomatoes, Yellow Straightneck Squash, Green Zucchini

What I’ve Planned – Week 14

Another week where I won’t be able to do much in the way of cooking, so this will be a very short list. Hopefully the squash will keep until next weekend when I can figure out how to best use them!

I also pickled the radishes and dried the grape tomatoes in the dehydrator this weekend. The tomatoes will either be diced and frozen or turned into sauce, I haven’t yet decided.

What I’ve Planned – Week 13 2019

We’re at the point in the summer where I’m not only trying to use what I got in my basket this week, but also from the last week (or two)! There’s nothing too exciting on the menu this week since I can eat many of the fruits and veggies on their own – think cucumbers and watermelon – without making them part of a larger meal.

I’m also going to try to pickle the jalapeños, maybe turn the cherry tomatoes into ‘sun-dried’ tomatoes in the dehydrator, and hopefully do something with the yellow squash, maybe those cheddar biscuits again?

What I’ve Planned – Week 12

  • After being away most of last week, I’m still catching up on the recipes I’d planned for last week and planning for the veggies I haven’t gotten around to using just yet. The list is underwhelming, but I’ll do a combined Weeks 11 and 12 “What I Made” post later this week so you can see what all we actually ate!
  • Also, many of the recipes I’m saving for the end of the week when the heatwave is supposed to subside and I’ll be able to stand having the oven on without fear my air conditioning might not hold out!
  • What I’ve Planned – Week 11

    I wasn’t able to do much cooking this week due to my travel schedule, but these veggies aren’t going to eat themselves. 😊 Here’s what I’m planning to make (and one thing I already made) when I do get back into the kitchen – just in time to pick up another week’s work of vegetables!

    As you can see, I already made this one.

    • Peperonata (also from Market Cooking) probably with a grilled or seared white fish

    What I’ve Planned – Week 10

  • The basket brings a wide variety of ingredients this week. I think the biggest challenge will be using up all these zucchini! We smoked two whole chickens for July 4, so this week’s meals will make the most of having an abundance of pre-cooked, shredded chicken ready to use.